Ventura County residents enjoy a wealth of artistic endeavors, from theaters to music to dance and more.
Rubicon Theater Company
1006 E. Main St.
Ventura, CA 93001
The county’s premier stage company and the largest arts organization in Ventura, Rubicon Theater Company presents a variety of programs throughout the year. This professional, not-for-profit company has entertained the region’s residents for more than 15 seasons and presented more than 100 productions of classic and contemporary dramas, comedies and musicals. Visit the company’s website for a season calendar, ticket subscriptions, acting classes and more.
New West Symphony
2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Suite D
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
Founded in 1995, the New West Symphony is a professional orchestra that draws its players from the rich talent pool of professional Los Angeles-area musicians. As the resident company of the Oxnard Performing Arts Center, the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza and Barnum Hall in Santa Monica, it presents six concerts annually, performing major works from the
symphonic repertoire with internationally acclaimed artists as guest soloists. It also provides outreach and educational opportunities through its annual Symphonic Adventures concert programs.
Ventura County Ballet Company
505 Poli St., Suite 402
Ventura CA 93001
Since 1998, Ventura County Ballet Company has been bringing world-class, professional dance programs to the community. The nonprofit organization also provides top-quality instruction to hundreds of young dancers whose training is a springboard to prestigious universities and prominent dance companies. Performances are held throughout the year, with the annual “Nutcracker” ballet during the winter holidays.